Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will open June 21,2021. It will remain open until July 30,2021. The district website will be continually updated to provide up to the minute information about registration. Click on link for full details.
News & Announcements
I would like to thank our students, parents, and community members for all of their support during this challenging school-year. With each of you, we have overcome every obstacle and have kept the safety of our students and staff as the number one priority.
Elementary School District 159 is in the process of migrating to a new student information system. The online registration system is a part of the migration process. As soon as the registration module has been migrated and tested, we will announce when online registration will open. Continue to visit the districts website for updates.
Summer School begins on Wednesday, June 2nd and will be held from 8:40 am until 12:30 pm (K-5th) and 8:00 am until 11:50 am (6th–8th) on Monday-Thursday. Summer School will end on Wednesday, June 30th.
The Colin Powell Middle School 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony, which will take place on Monday, May 24th at 6PM, the event will be live-streamed. Click on the "Colin Powell Middle School 2021 Graduation" link to view event. If you experience problems with the link, try the backup link which can be found on the district website, www.dist159.com. Click on Graduation BackUp Link
Pre School For All Screenings are scheduled for June 1-3, 2021, at WG! Families will have the opportunity to schedule an appointment with our Staff, following all safety protocols due to Covid-19.
Sign-Up for the Colin Powell Middle School Band on Thursday, May 20th from 5:00pm thru 8:00pm. Sign-Up will be held at Colin Powell Middle School, the main gym, enter at Door 8.
The National Junior Honor Society Virtual Induction Ceremony was held live on May 4, 2021 and virtually on May 11, 2021. Please click the link to watch the virtual ceremony.
District 159 will continue to distribute meals to all students! See the NEW meal distribution schedule for hybrid, PreK, and remote students in effect thru the end of the school year.
Beginning April 26th – May 6th , students in Grades 3-8 will be participating in the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR). The purpose of this assessment is to determine your child’s level of achievement in areas such as English language arts and mathematics. Click on link for additional information.